2013 Intro Journals Project Winners

Intro Journals Winners: Poetry

Selected by Ben Grossberg

  • “Harvest”
    Laura Bylenok, University of Utah
    Artful Dodge

  • “Leaving Labor and Delivery”
    Erin Rodoni, San Diego State University
    Colorado Review

  • “Cardinal Heaven”
    Danielle Weeks, University of Evansville
    Hayden’s Ferry Review

  • “I Think I’m Almost Ready to See the Ocean”
    Michael Mlekoday, Indiana University
    Iron Horse Literary Review

  • “The Collective Nouns of Inanimate Objects” 
    Zackary Medlin, University of Alaska-Fairbanks
    Mid-American Review

  • “Saint Petersburg”
    Inga Lea Schmidt, Goucher College
    Puerto Del Sol

  • “A Guide to Mutton Busting”
    Ryan Cheng, University of
    South Florida
    Quarterly West

  • “In the Breath of  Ten Thousand Metals”
    Sarah Crossland, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Tampa Review

Honorable Mention

  • “Home Salon”
    Sara Sams, Arizona State University

  • “Deer Hour”
    FM Stringer, University of Maryland, College Park

  • “Degas’s The Dance Class, 1874”
    Elizabeth McDermott, University of Illinois at Chicago

  • “Third Generation”
    Nicole Olweean, Grand Valley State University

Intro Journals Winners: Fiction

Selected by Kelcey Parker

  • “Lucky”
    Melissa Goodrich, University of Arizona
    Artful Dodge

  • “Krakow”
    Kelsey Ronan, Purdue University
    Hayden’s Ferry Review

  • “The Curse of the Al-Turks”
    Ghassan Abou-Zeineddine, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    Iron Horse Literary Review

  • “Megan’s Home”
    A.B. Francis, University of
    San Francisco
    Mid-American Review

  • “Love, From Mexico”
    R. Zoe Mungin, University of Massachusetts
    Quarterly West

Honorable Mention

  • “Snag”
    Christie Hinrichs, University of Alaska-Fairbanks

  • “Flying Alone”
    Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • “On the River Foyle”
    Miranda Stinson, University of Evansville

  • “Come Down to the Water”
    Emily Lyons, University of Maryland, College Park

Intro Journals Winners: Creative Nonfiction

Selected by Rigoberto Gonzalez

  • “Hugo”
    Karen Maner, Eastern Washington University
    Colorado Review

  • Homecoming”
    Silas Hansen, The Ohio State University
    Puerto Del Sol

  • “Discovering Terra Incognita”
    John Messick, University of Alaska - Fairbanks
    Tampa Review

Honorable Mention

  • “Connections”
    Jackie Heffron Williams, California State University, Fresno

  • “Memories of Brownsville (as Relating to Parrots)”
    Carlos Serrano, Savannah College of Art & Design

  • “Rivers”
    Elizabeth Knight, Brigham Young University

  • “Lightning Flowers”
    Sarah K. Lenz, Georgia College & State University